Studies in the Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment
Michael Alexander Stewart
Clarendon Press, 1990 - Philosophy - 328 pages
This collection of new papers on Scottish philosophy in the age of Hutcheson and Hume pays close attention to the study of context and the use of original historical sources as a key to philosophical interpretation. The book includes revolutionary new research on Hume's early reading in
science and religion and its impact of his thought.
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The Scottish synthesis
The social history of the Edinburgh
Science and the pursuit of virtue in the Aberdeen
Hume and the culture of science in the early eighteenth
Probability and irreligion
Hume and Berkeleys Three dialogues
Mind body and the animal
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